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Top scientists from across Europe warn of Brexit consequences

World / Politics Oct 23, 2018

Top scientists from across Europe warn of Brexit consequences

Top scientists from around Europe have warned that Britain leaving the European Union without an agreement on future relations would harm research across the continent. The letter, signed by 29 Nobel laureates and six winners of the Fields Medal mathematics prize, urges Britain's prime minister ...

Most U.K. firms to trigger Brexit safety plans 'by Christmas'

World Oct 22, 2018

Most U.K. firms to trigger Brexit safety plans 'by Christmas'

The vast majority of British firms are poised to implement their Brexit contingency plans by Christmas if there isn't greater clarity over the country's exit from the European Union, a leading business group warned. The Confederation of British Industry said Sunday these plans could include ...

Britain will stop favoring EU workers after Brexit, May says

Business Oct 2, 2018

Britain will stop favoring EU workers after Brexit, May says

Britain will end preferential access for European Union workers after Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May announced Tuesday, saying she wants to attract highly skilled immigrants wherever they are from. In an announcement at her Conservative Party conference, May said she will publish plans for a ...

Tories join EU in rejecting May's Brexit plan

World / Politics Oct 1, 2018

Tories join EU in rejecting May's Brexit plan

While Prime Minister Theresa May is doggedly defending her Brexit plan, delegates at her party's annual conference have joined the EU in writing it off — and suggest her own time in office is limited. Conservative party members lined up for two hours on Sunday ...

Boris Johnson calls on May to scrap her Brexit proposals

World / Politics Sep 28, 2018

Boris Johnson calls on May to scrap her Brexit proposals

Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson called on Prime Minister Theresa May to rip up her proposal for Britain's exit from the European Union, ratcheting up the pressure on May as she prepares to face her divided party at its annual conference next week. Just six months ...

U.K. opposition keeps door open to staying in EU

World / Politics Sep 25, 2018

U.K. opposition keeps door open to staying in EU

The Brexit spokesman of Britain's main opposition Labour Party on Tuesday raised the possibility of staying in the European Union, more than two years after Britons voted to leave. Keir Starmer told the left-wing party's conference that another vote on Britain's relationship with the European ...